Fees and funding

Invest in your future

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The best investment you will ever make.

Our tuition fees enable us to invest in your future and continue to provide first-class facilities, as well as offer a multi-million pound support package which ensures that students from all backgrounds can benefit from an Essex Education.

What you need to know

  1. The UK Government provides eligible UK students with a tuition fee loan.
  2. The Government has confirmed that EU students starting in 2020 can still receive this loan for the duration of their course.
  3. You do not need to pay tuition fees upfront if you are from the UK or EU.
  4. You only start repaying your loan once you earn over £25,000 per year.
  5. You repay 9% of earnings over £25,000 (if you earn £26,000, you pay 9% of £1,000.
  6. Our scholarships and bursaries ensure you have the financial support to help you succeed.

Find out more about fees and funding.

Scholarships and bursaries

We offer a number of financial packages to support students, including those from lower income households. Additional support for UK students includes bursaries for care leavers, students with refugee status, and students from lower income households studying on a year abroad, industrial or voluntary placement. Use our Scholarship Finder to search for funding opportunities.

We also have country-specific funding opportunities.

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